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Wallowa County Health Department

 

 

Wallowa County Health Department serves people of all ages and income levels through a variety of programs.  The health department is a non-profit organization funded through state and federal grants and fees collected for services.  No county general funds are used in the operation of the department.    

 

Services include nutrition education and support with the WIC program, home visiting for child development screening, support for families with children living with disabilities, family planning and pregnancy prevention services, childhood and adult immunizations, planning for emergencies within the county, community tobacco prevention, and restaurant/food service inspections and licensures.   Click on the programs link to the left for a detailed list of programs and services to determine if there is a service appropriate for you and your family. 

 

Mission:

Wallowa County Health Department seeks to prevent disease and to promote health and the quality of life for all Wallowa County residents, through organized community efforts.

 

Contact Information:

758 NW 1st Street, Enterprise, Oregon 97828

 

Phone: (541) 426-4848           Fax: (541) 426-3627

 

Location:

We are located on NW 1st Street, also known as the flora highway.  Our office is within the community services complex that also houses Community Connections, Safe Harbors, Head Start, and the OSU Extension Office.  Enter the parking lot and drive behind community connections to the rear building closest to Les Schwab Tire Center. 

 

Office Hours:

Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

Emergency On-Call Information:

  For emergencies after hours, you can call the sheriff’s office at (541) 426-3131 to have the health department paged. 

 

Staff:

Health Officer Lawrence Woods, MD

Administrator Laina Fisher, RN

Administrative Assistant Jodi Beck

Preparedness/Family Planning/Immunization Nurse Jane McArtor, LPN

Tobacco Prevention Coordinator, Nurse Vivian Tillman, RN

 

Wallowa County Health Department is an equal opportunity employer.  All of the programs are also equal opportunity.